Support Guidelines Education

Industry partners can provide funding for AORN's Guidelines for Perioperative Practice education programs ranging from regional workshops, online learning modules, tool kits, webinars, and Foundation grants. Education programs are based on the 32 guidelines, ranging from patient & worker safety to sterilization & disinfection.

Guidelines Education

Regional Guidelines Workshops

A 6-city regional workshop series dedicated to providing practical solutions for implementing AORN's Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. Industry partners will be incorporated into this program through a hands on implementation workshop with your product and led by your sales representatives.

Learn more about the workshop series here.

Periop Mastery

The Periop Mastery program is a collection of online learning modules designed to assess a nurse's knowledge level, improve knowledge deficiencies, and help nurses respond confidently and correctly in critical situations.

Learn more about our Periop Mastery program here.

Tool Kits

AORN's tool kits address critical patient safety issues and help perioperative professionals implement evidence-based practices. Tool kits are comprised of resources including customizable policies and procedures, education slideshow, videos, posters, guidelines, and references.

See our current tool kits here.


Our webinars present the latest clinical and managerial issues, perioperative news, and best practices to promote safety and optimal outcomes for  patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures. These webinars are presented live and recorded for future education for our members.

Learn more about upcoming webinars here.


Named Academic Scholarship

Support the next generation of nurses by funding a scholarship awarded annually to student nurses and registered nurses pursuing advanced degrees.

Learn more about Foundation scholars here.

Professional Development Grants

Sponsor perioperative nurses who wish to earn continuing education credits at AORN's annual Surgical Conference & Expo. Funding Professional Development Grants assist nurses by defraying costs to attend the conference, where they have the opportunity to earn more than 100 contact hours.

Learn more about Professional Development Grants here.

Research Projects

Underwrite perioperative research projects approved by the AORN Research Commitee. Projects include evidence-based research to create AORN Guidelines, recognized by the National Clearing House and program outcome research.

Contact Us

Sponsorship Opportunities: 
Katie Kyle or Sarah Lonsdale     
Advertising Opportunities:      
Cathleen Corbin